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ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Result

The latest information available from the Continuous Monitoring Approach (CMA) audit (as part of ICAO Universal Safety Oversight) for Ireland ranks the state amongst the best in the world for civil aviation safety oversight. This audit ranked Ireland second in Europe and fourth amongst some of the major aviation States worldwide.

The safety oversight audit of Ireland assesses the level of implementation of almost 11,000 ICAO Standards and Recommendations (SARPS) and related ICAO procedures, and the overall audit score is expressed in terms of the percentage of  “Effective Implementation” (% EI).  ICAO has found that Ireland has effectively implemented 95.06% of the applicable SARPS in the State. This places Ireland in the top 10 States globally, well above the world average score of 69.27% and in 2nd position among EU Member States where EU Member State average is 83.79%.